Video Post – Beguni

Beguni is a street favorite in all over Bengal. The fried eggplant or brinjal are to die for. Here is a video of how to make beguni at home.  Ingredients –  1 eggplant/brinjal, sliced very thinly 1 cup besan/ chickpea flour 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon…

Kolkata Streetside Vegetable Cutlet

Subho Mahalaya.  Enjoy the beginning of Durga Puja with this Kolkata street side style vegetable cutlets, or what we loving call in Bengali, chops. You can see the detailed recipe in the video.    Enjoy the puja, more yummy recipes coming soon

Kolkata Street Aloo Dum

Have you ever tried the spicy and tangy aloo dum from phuchkawala in Kolkata? It is one of the spiciest thing you can ever eat. The heat from chilies and sour taste of the tamarind pulp mixed with the just well done baby potatoes, makes this street food one of my favorite. As I am…

Manhattan Cart Style Chicken Over Rice

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Guest Post – Beguni

A group of friends on a slothful evening, adda, beguni and a bowl of puffed rice – an ideal recipe for any Bong or for that matter anybody who loves to hang around with friends.

We are very happy to have Arundhuti of My Saffron Kitchen as a guest writer at our blog. Arundhuti was kind enough to share her recipe with us.